Rebecca and the Queen of Nations by Deborah Burnside

Read by Carrie Green

Rebecca and the Queen of Nations tells the story of ten-year-old Rebecca Kelly’s journey from Belfast to New Zealand in 1874. Set in Ireland and on board the historical ship the Queen of Nations, this is the story of a determined girl whose circumstances mean she must make difficult decisions and become independent at a very young age. For ages 7-11.

Rebecca and the Queen of Nations by Deborah Burnside Penguin book cover
Published by Puffin Books

Engineer: Phil Brownlee, Producer: Duncan Smith

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